Oct 12 2009

Bored To Death

Published by at 12:13 am under Fun!,MP3's,Video

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I’m quite fond of the new HBO series Bored To Death. When I heard that Zach Galifinakis (one of my favorite comedians) and Jason Schwartzman (Rushmore & I Heart Huckabees) were going to be in a new series, I knew that it was probably going to be great, but I was surprised by just how great it actually is. Is it bad that I just want it to be next Sunday already?

Schwartzman’s role as an author/unlicensed private investigator seriously couldn’t have been cast better. And this show has made my affection for Galifinakis grow even stronger, which I didn’t think was possible-his dry sense of humor is more subtle than in his other projects, and I love it. Ted Danson is hilarious as well, and Jim Jarmeush guest starred in the third episode!

To make things even better, Bored to Death jumped on the “good indie music in background” bandwagon. However, instead of trying to “make” every indie band out there, like Grey’s Anatomy, it plays less bands more frequently.  You can see the list here.

HBO just renewed Bored to Death for a second season. According to /Film, “the series also features guest appearances from John Hodgman (Daily Show, Mac ads), Patton Oswalt, Kirsten Wiig, Parker Posey, Bebe Neuwirth, Oliver Platt, Olivia Thirlby. And if you’re not sold yet… Paul Feig, of Freaks and Geeks, The Office and Arrested Development fame, directs a couple episodes.”

Episode 1:

(MP3) Kaiser Cartel – Favorite Song (Live from Breakthru Radio EP)

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(MP3) Andrew Bird – Lull

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Episode 4:

(MP3) La Strada -Loved You All Along

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The trailer doesn’t really do the show justice, but here you go anyway.

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9 responses so far

9 Responses to “Bored To Death”

  1. Bionic powstaron 20 Oct 2009 at 4:46 pm

    where is her baby? crazyness

  2. Blufbirdon 23 Oct 2009 at 1:37 pm

    Great music indeed!
    I’m wondering from whom the crazy surfrock tune is when jason stands on the boardwalk about to chase the russians, really nice guitar sounds

  3. Davidon 23 Oct 2009 at 1:44 pm

    Here’s a list of all the songs from the episode!

    Good luck

    http://www.hbo.com/boredtodeath/music/episode05.html.

  4. maion 12 Nov 2009 at 7:52 pm

    love this show! :D

  5. Melodieon 05 Dec 2010 at 5:54 pm

    Hey im searching two songs.
    one song from episode 4
    when parker posey cuts some carrots. i want this song.

    and the second song is from the last episode
    when jonathan and stella are smoking pot with the plastic thing the song is playing in the backround
    please could anyone help me?

  6. Adamon 24 Dec 2010 at 10:52 pm

    Hey Melodie, I just spent a few minutes looking up what song that was from episode four because it sounded familiar to me.

    It’s:

    Au Revoir Simone – All or Nothing

  7. andreaon 01 Jan 2011 at 4:07 am

    Hey,
    i´m searching also for a song: the last one in 2×4, when the episode it´s over.
    anyone knows??
    happy new year!!

  8. Anonymouson 30 Jun 2011 at 12:37 am

    Ides of march – vehicle. The hbo website breaks down the music each episode..kinda awesome.

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